A proposal to permit employers in the private sector to negotiate with their employees to reduce salaries by 50 percent maximum or encourage them to take unpaid leave during the compulsory lockdown was rejected in the National Assembly on Wednesday. Lawmakers voting on six bills, five of which were ratified and one was rejected.

The bill also mentioned that the government will offer compensation to Kuwaiti employees in the form of financial support equal to the amount of salary reduction, in addition to the regular national labor subsidy.

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